Weekend Music Picks

Here are musician Ken Beasley’s top music picks on the Lower East Side this weekend:

Balthrop Alabama Ensemble

BALTHROP ALABAMA – Friday, Dec. 17 | 11:30PM at Joe’s Pub

Balthrop Alabama is the imagined musical paradise envisioned by brother and sister team, Pascal and Lauren Balthrop. They’ve populated their special town with top musicians, an illustrator, and lots of good-time energy. For their annual Christmas show, “A Very Balthrop Christmas” at Joe’s Pub, they’ll be welcoming some special guests like Dawn Landes and The Bandana Splits, just to name a few. $15 // 425 Lafayette Street.